ELIZABETH—The Rotary Club of Elizabeth, celebrating its 92nd year of service to the greater Elizabeth community, will host a unique food-tasting event, The Taste of Elizabeth and Beyond, on Monday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel, 1170 Spring Street, Elizabeth.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army Pvt. Juan D. Medina has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
For some, the ‘culture’ of ‘rap’ and ‘hip-hop’ connects in a way that ‘hymns’ or ‘rock-n-roll’ can connect for others.
ELIZABETH—Bridgeway has scheduled its ninth annual walkathon to take place on Sunday, Oct. 18. This year’s walk is slated for the TD Bank Ball Park in Bridgewater, home of the Somerset Patriots baseball club. Registration begins at noon.
ELIZABETH—The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old Elizabeth man who was killed on Monday night.
TRENTON—The owner of an Elizabeth construction business was sentenced Friday to 39 months in federal prison for paying bribes to a former Linden housing official in return for hundreds of thousands of dollars in contracts, Acting U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr., announced.
CRANFORD—Union County College will be hosting an open house for students who are interested in learning more about the LPN to RN and RN programs offered by the Trinitas School of Nursing through the Cooperative Nursing Program between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Union County College.
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy will hold a “Grand Reunion” on Saturday, Oct. 17 in Elizabeth for all classes (including women who attended the BA Paterson campus) of the all-female Catholic college prep secondary school. The event will be held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth.
ELIZABETH– Community Access Unlimited (CAU) members, staff, family and friends made strides toward allowing people with disabilities to lead more fulfilling lives and at-risk youth to plan for surer tomorrows at the 2009 Ira Geller Memorial Walk-A-Thon held Sept. 26 at Rahway River Park.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Ignacio B. Livent Payano graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.